Groening Is Toast of the Town in Cannes

Forget about all the content sale hustle and global TV business deals. Matt Groening’s appearance at the 2009 MIPCOM market in Cannes was the biggest news in town this past week. ... Continue Reading →

Angelo Rules Is Most-Screened Show at MIPJunior

Cake Entertainment and TeamTO’s unique-looking new animated show Angelo Rules (formerly titled How To Drive Everybody Crazy) was the buyers’ most-watched program at this ... Continue Reading →

Zoic Hosts 3-D Salon Oct. 7

Zoic Studios will host Oct. 7 at its Culver City studios an in-depth salon discussion of stereoscopic imaging. Zoic VFX supervisor Leslie Ekker will host the discussion with Franklin ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM Day One: Sweet Deals and Discoveries

We got the usual flurry of news about series pickups, acquisitions and exec shuffles on the first day of the 25th edition of the MIPCOM market, which is taking place this week at the ... Continue Reading →

HIT Gets MIPCOM Hip to Hippo’s House

HIT Entertainment unveiled Hippo’s House, its most recent children’s property, at MIPCOM as part of its ongoing development slate. Created by Tattiemoon and planned for ... Continue Reading →

MIPJunior Wrap: A Weekend Postcard from Cannes

It could have been the perfect sunny weather or various reports that the global economic woes would be slowly lifting by the time the new year rolls around. Whatever the reason, the ... Continue Reading →

Springfield Comes to Cannes for MIPCOM Simpsons Bash

The Simpsons are taking over MIPCOM to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the iconic animated television series. The celebration, put together by Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Showcased Strength in Europe

The animation industry in Europe is in a good position to compete on a worldwide level at this year’s Cartoon Forum Rogaland in Stavanger, Norway. The 20th annual event, which ... Continue Reading →

Animag’s Press Box Runs Down MIPCOM Offerings

MIP Junior and MIPCOM are bearing down, and animation producers and broadcasters from all over the globe are getting their shows and pitches ready for the annual market and conference ... Continue Reading →

NFB Plans Free 70th Anniversary Toon Tour

The National Film Board of Canada is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a special series of free public screenings titled Get Animated! that will screen in 13 communities across ... Continue Reading →